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In a letter to Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer outlined how Democrats want the impeachment trial structured, including four witnesses they want to call
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made it clear in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday night that he prefers a Senate impeachment trial with witness testimony and new documents, a direct rebuttal to top Republicans who have argued in recent days that a shorter trial without witnesses would spare the Senate from becoming a partisan circus.

Read: Schumer requests witnesses in Senate trial
In the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday evening, Schumer called for at least four witnesses -- including acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former national security adviser John Bolton, senior adviser to the acting White House chief of staff Robert Blair and Office of Management and Budget official Michael Duffey to testify.

5 aides resign from office of Democrat expected to switch parties
Five aides to Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey resigned on Sunday as the lawmaker prepares to switch to the Republican Party, according to a signed resignation letter obtained by CNN.

Read: Staffers' resignation letter to Rep. Jeff Van Drew
Five staffers serving a freshman Democratic congressman resigned on Sunday after sources said he was intending to switch to the Republican Party.

SE Cupp: This is why McConnell wants quick impeachment trial
Ahead of the House's historic vote on the articles of impeachment, CNN's SE Cupp blasts Republicans for protecting Trump, saying history will remember the party for enabling the President's "corruption and self-interest."